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Recipe: Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers

Recipe: Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers By Jenny Osburn | The Union Street Cafe Cookbook | www.jennyosburn.com   Jenny Osburn is the author of The Union Street Café Cookbook. Her second collaboration with Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print, The Kitchen Party Cookbook, is now available! Find more recipes at jennyosburn.com and see what she’s up to on instagram at jenny.osburn   Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers with Honey Mustard and Apple Red Cabbage Slaw   Here’s a great way to move into fall while still hanging on to your summer grilling dreams. If you don’t have time for the sauce and…
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Evangeline Artists’ Cooperative to Hold its 11th Art Show in Wolfville

Evangeline Artists’ Cooperative to Hold its 11th Art Show in Wolfville Submitted   Anyone looking for local art should make a point of checking out the Wolfville Lions Hall on Friday November 3 and Saturday November 4. For the 11th time, the Evangeline Artists’ Cooperative will have original, affordable art for sale.   An array of works in watercolour, acrylic, oils, as well as jewellery, will fill the hall. The Evangeline Cooperative artists have been meeting to learn, work, and network since 2007. There are regular opportunities to paint and collaborate at Painting Mondays in the Wolfville Recreation Centre during…
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Mike Uncorked: Jon Foster & The New Motiv Experience

Mike Uncorked: Jon Foster & The New Motiv Experience By Mike Butler   A few years back I made the decision to become a healthier person. I wasn’t completely unhealthy: a little excess weight, poor cardio, no sense of my fitness abilities. I was a person who was very active, just not fit. Anyone can *want* to get healthy, or quit smoking, or watch what they eat etc. but you have to be *mentally* ready to make that commitment before your body can do it. Friends, family, personal trainers, and even strangers can be great motivators, but *you* have to…
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Authors@Acadia Presents: Alexander McCall Smith, Thursday, November 9 at 7:00pm

Authors@Acadia Presents: Alexander McCall Smith, Thursday, November 9 at 7:00pm Denton Auditorium, Acadia University, Wolfville   Authors@Acadia is a year-long series of readings and presentations by authors in Canada and abroad. The events are hosted by the Department of English and Theatre at Acadia University, and are open to all members of the public. Books are available for sale at The Box of Delights Bookshop and at the readings!   Alexander McCall Smith, is one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors. For many years he was a professor of medical law and worked in universities in the United…
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AVRL News: Funding Announcement for the Annapolis Royal Library

AVRL News: Funding Announcement for the Annapolis Royal Library By Angela Reynolds   The Annapolis Royal Library is moving to The Academy (formerly the Annapolis Royal Regional Academy)! On Tuesday, October 10, Colin Fraser, MP for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), announced funding of $255,400 through their Innovative Communities Fund to be used in conjunction with a $230,822 investment from the Town of Annapolis Royal, $30,000 from the Province of Nova Scotia, $40,000 from the Municipality of the County…
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Ten Simple Steps to Save the Planet

Ten Simple Steps to Save the Planet By Erika Holland, MSc. Candidate. Biology Department, Acadia University   Everyday we’re inundated with further proof of mounting anthropogenic stressors on the natural environment, from harmful man-made oceanic debris to plastic microfibers in our tap water. If you’re like me you want to help reduce these pressures on the environment, but are not sure where to start. Below I’ve compiled ten easy steps to reducing the amount of single-use throwaway plastics your household produces, while supporting local businesses, and saving money in the process!   Switch from environmentally harmful Keurig-type coffee pods to…
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Heroes in Orange: The Story of Valley Search and Rescue

Heroes in Orange: The Story of Valley Search and Rescue By Genevieve Allen Hearn   I was familiar with the bright orange Valley Search and Rescue (VSAR) vehicles and understood that there was a group of committed volunteers that helped to keep Kings County a safe place. But like most, I wasn’t entirely sure what role VSAR played in emergencies that involved lost persons.   I reached out to Ashley Perry, President of VSAR to learn more. He joined the team eight years ago after they rescued him and a friend on an ill-fated camping trip at Cape Split. Ashley explained,…
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Wild Eats Adventure: Simple and Fancy: Yesteryear Baking


Wild Eats Adventure: Simple and Fancy: Yesteryear Baking By Avery Peters I first met Christine Fancy at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market. I usually arrive early on Wednesday to buy dinner for my family and take an evening off cooking. The aisles are clear and I see a direct line to Christine’s beautiful white booth, which sets off her baking. Her booth is very clean, simple, and approachable, just like she is. With a name like “Yesteryear,” you know there’s a story behind what she does. Christine started Yesteryear Baking with the vision to share simple and quality baked goods. Since…
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Way Back When

Way Back When Date: 1911 Measurements: 20 cm x 25 cm Marks/Labels: Printed on photo: N.S. Horticultural Exhibit Wolfville 1911. On back: negative #5377 A.V. Services Unit Halifax N.S. Narrative: This was taken at the Nova Scotia Horticultural Exhibition, Wolfville, 1911. The exhibition was held at the Evangeline Rink on October 10, 11, and 12. Description: The photo shows a long display table covered with plates of apples, all with labels, inside a large open building with flags hanging from the rafters. A title is printed on the photo. All photos courtesy of Randall House Museum 259 Main Street, Wolfville,…
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